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Return to:   "Three Lucky Swedes - A trio of miners, the so-called "Three Lucky Swedes," is credited with the gold discovery that launched the Nome rush."

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A severe storm battered the coast of the Seward Peninsula in August 1900
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Nome beach scene west of town
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A collection of various-sized nuggets and gold dust
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This nugget was valued at $1,552.00
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Enormous nugget found by Pioneering Mining Company
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Men used horse-drawn wagons to move freight on the beach at Nome, October 22, 1900
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The S. S. Ohio
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John Brynteson is seated in his 1902 wedding portrait
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Erik Lindblom
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Three Lucky Swedes
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After the stampeders had come and gone
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Nearly 20 years after the infamous strike of the "Three Lucky Swedes"
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Arrival of the first mail of the season
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The Norwegian member of the "Three Lucky Swedes"
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Anvil Creek in Nome

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